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Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
I was on 9B. We were disappointed that they...

I was on 9B. We were disappointed that they wouldn't allow us to display flags at the end. We did get out there for Colin though. I waved the green over the number board with "05" on it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 30,497
Posted By Conedodger
At 52 I feel like a young one here! I commute...

At 52 I feel like a young one here! I commute daily to work on my VFR. Hope to get some use out of the OEM hard bags when I retire in a couple of years. With my Alpinestars jacket on and dark face...
Forum: Racing 08-15-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 497
Posted By Conedodger
I bought the insurance. Not that I don't trust...

I bought the insurance. Not that I don't trust myself, but I didn't trust the other guys around me.

I was very disappointed in my experience. It was held on a short track and they coned off...
Forum: Racing 08-14-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,500
Posted By Conedodger
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,504
Posted By Conedodger
With the Upstate NY winters, a motorcycle is a...

With the Upstate NY winters, a motorcycle is a toy for me. I pay cash for toys. If I can't afford it, I don't buy it. I have had short term/low interest car loans in the past, and certainly a...
Forum: Racing 08-12-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,500
Posted By Conedodger
Same here. Dumped the satellite dish a few years...

Same here. Dumped the satellite dish a few years ago. Bought a laptop and MotoGP subscription with the savings. It is nice to look through the archives during the New York winters too!
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
Had a good time flagging for the first time. 9B...

Had a good time flagging for the first time. 9B wasn't the best vantage point, but was still interesting. Got to see all the riders up close during the practice starts. Handled the radio for all...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Conedodger
I'm in Rochester too. I have a Tourmaster heated...

I'm in Rochester too. I have a Tourmaster heated vest for sale if you are interested in looking at it. It is a large, that I had a tailor take in to a medium. Cut a few threads and it will be a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 361,938
Posted By Conedodger
I see Harley stickers in the back windows of...

I see Harley stickers in the back windows of F150s every day on my commute to work on my VFR800.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 9,030
Views: 1,798,964
Posted By Conedodger
I crossed the border from Canada into the US with...

I crossed the border from Canada into the US with a 12-pack of Molson Brador strapped to the seat. Customs agent asked if I had anything to declare...I reached back and waved my hands in front of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9,030
Views: 1,798,964
Posted By Conedodger
Used to bring home groceries on the motorcycle...

Used to bring home groceries on the motorcycle all the time. Constantly had people stop and watch me load 'em on the bike. I could carry a weeks worth on the pillion under a bungie net. Never did...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
For those that have done this before: What's...

For those that have done this before:

What's a typical day?

What is expected of a noob while on station?

What do you do between sessions?
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
9B for me. :thumb

9B for me. :thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,252
Posted By Conedodger
Been doing this with dish soap for years. Works...

Been doing this with dish soap for years. Works great. I'll occasionally add a coat of wax.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,928
Posted By Conedodger
I've always been polite and honest when pulled...

I've always been polite and honest when pulled over. When asked why I was pulled over, I admit that "I was going a little faster than I should have been." More than half the time, I don't get a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By Conedodger
I ride a VFR800. I get numb hands if I put any...

I ride a VFR800. I get numb hands if I put any weight on them. I have learned to use my core muscles and knees to support my body, leaving almost no weight on my hands. This has pretty much cured...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,283
Posted By Conedodger
Perfect! I do the same. Well, mostly, I don't...

Perfect! I do the same. Well, mostly, I don't wave to the scooters and mopeds unless they wave first.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,579
Posted By Conedodger
Dark shield 90% of the time. I keep a pair of...

Dark shield 90% of the time. I keep a pair of sunglasses and a pair of clear safety glasses in my top box. Sunglasses for the hot days when I want to run with the shield open. Clear glasses for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,010
Posted By Conedodger
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31,663
Views: 7,741,538
Posted By Conedodger
Air holes are interesting. Grinding hard parts...

Air holes are interesting. Grinding hard parts while wearing shorts? More interesting.
Forum: Racing 07-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
Just received an e-mail update with a training...

Just received an e-mail update with a training video and some details.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,408
Posted By Conedodger
I've done it once. Several phone calls with the...

I've done it once. Several phone calls with the seller. Requested and received photos of specific things. Bike was still under warranty, which gave some peace of mind. Googled the seller and...
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
Bumping for the same reason. Haven't heard...

Bumping for the same reason. Haven't heard anything since I turned in the paper work.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31,663
Views: 7,741,538
Posted By Conedodger
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9,030
Views: 1,798,964
Posted By Conedodger
I'm American, and I find that...

I'm American, and I find that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 716
Posted By Conedodger
I average a ticket every 5-7 years. Never had...

I average a ticket every 5-7 years. Never had more than one on my record at a time. Insurance has never been impacted by it. The DMV doesn't send the info to the insurance company, it is up to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,697
Posted By Conedodger
Beats my drive. I take a left out of my...

Beats my drive. I take a left out of my driveway, a right on to the main road and, after about a dozen traffic lights and 16 miles, I take a right in to the parking lot at work. :(:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 9,030
Views: 1,798,964
Posted By Conedodger
I laugh when it rains and I have to work my way...

I laugh when it rains and I have to work my way through all my coworkers standing under the awning waiting for it to let up so they can make the mad dash to their cars after work. I bet they are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 361,938
Posted By Conedodger
Had a similar experience the other day. Was in...

Had a similar experience the other day. Was in the left of two lanes turning right. The car in the right lane cut into my lane while making the turn and gave me a "where the hell did you come...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 361,938
Posted By Conedodger
:flip

:flip
Forum: Face plant 04-18-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,436
Posted By Conedodger
My buddies wife did this a few years ago. Their...

My buddies wife did this a few years ago. Their young daughter was on the back of the bike. She is still haunted by it. Probably because he won't let her forget it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,774
Posted By Conedodger
That would be my wife. I enjoyed our time there...

That would be my wife. I enjoyed our time there 'though! :D
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
Got my packet in the mail today...already filled...

Got my packet in the mail today...already filled out the forms and sent it back! :clap
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
I sent her another note and she responded with...

I sent her another note and she responded with the link, so I think I'm good now. Thanks.
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
I never even got the link to the form.

I never even got the link to the form.
Forum: Racing 03-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
Never got a reply.

Never got a reply.
Forum: Racing 03-21-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,663
Posted By Conedodger
Considering this. Sent Sandy an e-mail.

Considering this. Sent Sandy an e-mail.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9,030
Views: 1,798,964
Posted By Conedodger
I had a refreshing encounter with the owner of a...

I had a refreshing encounter with the owner of a BMW/MV Agusta dealership while leaving a bike show on my VFR last summer. I was in line to leave the parking lot and he strolled over and said: "I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,314
Posted By Conedodger
The only time someone lifted the cover on one of...

The only time someone lifted the cover on one of my bikes....they stole the cover! :ddog
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